FuelCell Energy Completes 14.9 Megawatt Fuel Cell Park on Schedule for Dominion, the Project Owner

FuelCell Energy Completes 14.9 Megawatt Fuel Cell Park on Schedule for
Dominion, the Project Owner

Continuous Renewable Power Delivered in an Environmentally Friendly Manner
That Enhances the Resiliency of the Electric Grid

DANBURY, Conn., Dec. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FuelCell Energy, Inc.
(Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and
service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today
announced the completion of the 14.9 megawatt (MW) Bridgeport fuel cell park
and acceptance by Dominion (NYSE:D), the project owner. The project was
completed on schedule and power is being delivered to the electric grid under
a 15 year energy purchase agreement with a Connecticut electric utility. The
installation consists of five fuel cell power plants and an organic rankine
cycle turbine for added output and further efficiency gains, with the power
output adequate to power approximately 15,000 average size U.S. homes.

"Dominion is pleased to be adding 15 megawatts of additional renewable energy
in Connecticut to our existing 2,100 megawatts of carbon-free power from our
Millstone Power Station," said David A. Christian, Dominion Generation chief
executive officer. "These stations are generating clean, reliable electricity
for Connecticut."

"The beginning of operations for the Bridgeport Fuel Cell Power Park
represents an important milestone on the path toward Governor Malloy's vision
of a cheaper, cleaner, and more reliable energy future for Connecticut's
residents and businesses," said Connecticut Department of Energy and
Environmental Protection Commissioner Daniel Esty. "This project highlights
Connecticut's new approach to clean energy, which focuses on using limited
ratepayer dollars to leverage private capital and to get the greatest possible
ratepayer benefit per dollar of public funds expended."

"The commencement of commercial operation by delivering electricity to the
electric grid is a major milestone for a Project that is bringing
international recognition to the City of Bridgeport and highlighting the
capability of utility-scale fuel cell parks," said Bridgeport Connecticut
Mayor Bill Finch. "This event marks the completion of a unique and successful
public/private development effort, and the delivery of electricity is a key
element of the City's BGreen 2020 initiative as we work to make Bridgeport the
cleanest and greenest City in the region."

"We met our commitments, delivering a turn-key multi-unit fuel cell park on
schedule and in less than a year," said Chip Bottone, President & Chief
Executive Officer, FuelCell Energy, Inc. "Our team developed the project,
manufactured the fuel cell power plants, performed engineering, procurement
and construction services, and now that the plants are operational, FuelCell
Energy will operate and maintain the fuel cell park for Dominion during the 15
year term of the energy purchase agreement."

The project is located on a remediated brownfield site in an industrial area
of Bridgeport, Connecticut, using only about 1 ½ acres of land to provide 14.9
MW of baseload renewable power. The City benefits with clean distributed power
generation and is receiving tax revenue from what was a vacant lot. The
community benefits with ultra-clean power generation that is created locally,
enhancing power reliability.The State of Connecticut benefits with tax
revenue from a variety of sources, job creation in the State, and progress
towards the State's renewable portfolio standard.

Multi-megawatt fuel cell parks solve power generation challenges for utilities
as the combination of near-zero pollutants, modest land-use needs, and the
quiet operating nature of fuel cell power plants facilitates their siting in
urban locations.Fuel cell parks offer a multitude of advantages for utilities
and neighboring communities, including:

  *Environmentally friendly power generation with virtually zero nitrogen
    oxide (NO[x]) that causes smog, sulfur dioxide (SO[x]) that contributes to
    acid rain, or particulate matter (PM^10) that aggravates asthma, and the
    power is delivered with a low carbon footprint
  *Distributed power generation places power near where it is used, enhancing
    the resiliency of the grid
  *Highly efficient power generation process that is economical
  *Continuous renewable power around the clock that is not reliant on weather
    or time of day

Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy,
with a portfolio of approximately 23,500 megawatts of generation, 11,000 miles
of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,400 miles of
electric transmission lines.Dominion operates one of the nation's largest
natural gas storage systems with 947 billion cubic feet of storage capacity
and serves retail energy customers in 15 states. For more information about
Dominion, visit the company's website at www.dom.com.

About FuelCell Energy

Direct FuelCell® power plants are generating ultra-clean, efficient and
reliable power at more than 50 locations worldwide. With more than 300
megawatts of power generation capacity installed or in backlog, FuelCell
Energy is a global leader in providing ultra-clean baseload distributed
generation to utilities, industrial operations, universities, municipal water
treatment facilities, government installations and other customers around the
world. The Company's power plants have generated more than two billion
kilowatt hours of ultra-clean power using a variety of fuels including
renewable biogas from wastewater treatment and food processing, as well as
clean natural gas.For more information, please visit www.fuelcellenergy.com

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